Awarding UK

About Awarding UK – Who are we?

Awarding UK is a new apprenticeship end-point assessment service based in Lincolnshire, and covering the whole of England.

We are an approved End Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) on the RoEPAO for the following two standards – with more in the pipeline:

  • Career Development Professional – Level 6

Download CDP factsheet

  • Nursing Associate (NMC 2018) – Level 5

Download NA factsheet

Integrity is at the heart of everything we do. Our purpose is to ensure apprentices receive high quality, reliable assessments, whilst providing employers, training providers and apprentices with a seamless and efficient assessment service.

Find out more about who we are and what we can do for you below.

Why choose Awarding UK as your EPAO – and answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Sector Expertise:

Awarding UK assessments have been designed with help from sector experts, to make sure they’re relevant and appropriate, and our assessors are selected for their qualifications and expertise in their sector. We’re committed to quality, with robust quality assurance and feedback gathering, and regular training and development activities for our team, to make sure we’re always performing at our best. And we use an industry-standard recording and reporting system, to ensure our assessment records are always secure.



As your End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO), you can rely on us to deliver a high-quality, trusted, reliable and effective end-point assessment, which puts the apprentice at the heart of everything we do, whilst being great value for money.


Support at every key assessment stage:

We’ll support you and your apprentices every step of the way, providing clear and easy to follow guides and mock assessment material to aid preparation for EPA, and a straightforward and easy to access EPA process. We’ve also got lots of information about end-point assessment plus our FAQs, in our Knowledge Zone (link). And we’re always happy to talk if you have any questions, it’s easy to contact us (link to enquiry form or email).

We offer:

  • Robust assessment processes
  • Quick turnaround from assessment to results
  • Flexible cost-effective approach
  • Friendly team with a focus towards individualised contacts and support
  • Pre-assessment planning meetings (either face-to-face or virtual)


High Quality Assessors: Our Independent End-Point Assessors go through a rigorous application process, and are selected for their qualifications and expertise in their chosen sector. All of our assessors undertake regular CPD to maintain their occupational expertise. We ensure the high quality of our assessments through a focused routine of internal quality assurance, so you can be confident that our assessors will deliver a high-quality and trusted assessment.

Why choose AUK & End Point Assessment FAQs

Your future working with or for Awarding UK

As a part of Bishop Grosseteste University in historic Lincoln, Awarding UK is proud to share a long history of providing excellence in the Education and Childcare sectors at a university renowned for its nationally applauded levels of learner employability – based around a highly professional Careers Service. We’re building on that expertise and knowledge with our current application for Ofqual recognition, which will be immediately followed by applications to the Education Skills Funding Agency Register of End-Point Assessment Organisations (RoEPAO), for apprenticeship standards within the Education and Childcare sectors.

We’re frequently recruiting!

Are you an expert in Career Development/Guidance, Education or Childcare? Are you passionate about helping people achieve their potential? Join our assessment and quality assurance team and help us to deliver apprentice-focussed, high-quality End-Point Assessments. See and register for all our latest job adverts here.

If you would like to join our mailing list for updates on our progress with other standards, please fill in our enquiry form below, we’d love to hear from you. Alternatively, you may email us at

Contact us


Phone: 01522 563839

Twitter: @Awarding_UK



Awarding UK

C/O Bishop Grosseteste University

Longdales Road





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